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What does Kueffner mean?

Kueffner Pronunciation of Kueffner [ku-effn-er] as a boys' name is of German derivation, and the meaning of Kueffner is "barrel maker". Kueffner is a version of Kiefer (German): transcription of Cooper.

Associated with: maker (occupational).


Kueffner has 2 variants: Kieffner and Kiefner.

4 more related forms via Kiefer: Keefer, Keifer, Kieffer and Kuefer.

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Middle name pairings:
Kueffner Ramiro (K.R.), ..

How popular is Kueffner?

Kueffner is a rare first name for men but a somewhat popular last name for all people (#103193 out of 150436, Top 69%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. Popular alternative forms of Kueffner (not ranked) are Keifer and Kiefer. Other variants, like Kieffer, are seldom used. Adoption of these relations of Kueffner reached its peak in the year 1991, but now, the version Kiefer has become less trendy. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Keifer, Kiefer in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Kueffner and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

Recommended names are Bueller, Guenter, Guenther, Gunner, Heiner, Keane, Kearne, Kearney, Keder, Keefe, Keeffe, Keene, Keenen, Keer, Kefir, Keller, Kenner, Kennet, Kenney, Kepler, Keppler, Kester, Keyne, Kiefert, Kienen, Kleiner, Kleinert, Konner, Mueller, Regner, Reiner, Rufiger (see Roger), Shefer, Sumner, Telfer, Turner, Verner and Werner. These names tend to be more commonly used than Kueffner.

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